Employment opportunities

Position announcement

Closing date: April 7, 2014. Application packets must be submitted to the Office of Human Resources.

Position title: Human Resource Coordinator

Position summary

This position is responsible for employee benefit processing, coordinating the staff recruiting and hiring process and assisting with advertising faculty recruitment, maintaining employee records, and assisting with or facilitating staff training and human resource events.

Additional responsibilities include providing confidential administrative support to the Associate Vice President for Human Resources (AVP-HR), serving as the first point of contact for human resource inquiries and overseeing the department in the AVP-HR’s absence. (See job description)

Minimum qualifications

  • Associate degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Three years of administrative support experience in an office setting, preferably in a human resource department.
  • Advance skill level in using office technology; word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software.
  • Successfully pass a criminal background check.
  • Must be supportive of a Catholic, Benedictine philosophy of education.

Preferred qualifications

  • Experience with Great Plains/Dynamics and Power Campus.
  • Experience monitoring budgets.
  • Experience coordinating events.
  • Experience in public speaking.
  • Experience working in a higher education setting.

Application procedures:

To be considered for this position, applicants must submit the following to human resources (hro@stmartin.edu):

  • Application of employment. (PDF Version) (MS Word Version)
  • Cover letter specifying interest and how their background has prepared you for this position.
  • Current resume.
  • Brief statement which highlights how your work experience and background will contribute to the Catholic Benedictine philosophy of education.  To better understand the Catholic, Benedictine Values in an Educational Environment," we are providing a link to a well written article on the subject: http://www.osb.org/acad/benval1.html.
  • If you are contacted for an interview, we also will require your authorization to order a background check before any employment offer can be finalized. Please print the background check authorization form and bring it with you to the interview.

The principles of the Catholic Benedictine tradition, equal employment opportunity, and nondiscrimination are fundamental to the mission, goals, and objectives of Saint Martin’s University. The University does not discriminate in employment or in the delivery or administration of its educational programs, policies, scholarship and loan programs, athletic or other University programs on the basis of sex, sexual orientation, race, color, religion (except as a bona fide occupational qualification for certain select positions), marital status, national or ethnic origin, military or veteran status, age, or disability.

Students or employees with concerns or complaints about discrimination on the basis of sex in employment or an education program or activity, or any other inquiries related to the University's non-discrimination policy, may contact the following individual:

Cynthia Johnson
Director of Human Resources/Title IX Coordinator
5000 Abbey Way SE, Lacey WA 98503

Consistent with the requirements of Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 and the regulations adopted under that law, the University has designated the above individual as the University's Title IX Officer, responsible for coordinating the University's Title IX compliance. Individuals may also contact the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Education, 915 2nd Avenue, Room 3310 Seattle, WA 98174-1099, Telephone: (206) 220-7900, TDD: (206) 220-7907.